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Sergii Skakun

Assistant Research Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences

How I work with Harvest

Sergii Skakun is part of the University of Maryland Harvest Hub, providing support for Harvest activities and research. His areas of interest and research include: 

•    Remote sensing
•    Agricultural monitoring
•    Machine learning in remote sensing
•    Disaster monitoring and risk assessment


Sergii Skakun is an Assistant Research Professor at the Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, and Research Scientist at the Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He has been a member of the CEOS Working Group on Information Systems and Services (WGISS), 2005-2013, an expert of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine, 2010-2013. He has contributed to the International Charter “Space & Major Disasters” in 2010, 2012, 2013 and is Associate Editor in the Computing Sciences for Environment section of the journal AIMS Geosciences. Dr. Sergii Skakun received a Ph.D. in System Analysis and Theory of Optimal Solutions (Computer Science) from the Space Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and National Space Agency of Ukraine, and an M.S. and B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”.